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CBS
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm PST
afternoon, i'm michelle griego. a day after the death of nelson mandela, much of the world has paused to reflect on his legacy and also his accomplishments. cbs reporter tara mergener is live in washington with more. >> reporter: mandela was an international icon. today millions are mourning his passing and celebrating his remarkable life. the flag is after half-staff at the south african embassy in washington. outside his home in johannesburg, mourners are gathering to remember the man they called madiba. a memorial service will be held tuesday and the outpouring of love says something with the caliber of the man who led the country out of apartheid. >> we'll always love madiba for teaching us that it is possible to overcome hatred and anger to build a new nation. >> reporter: messages are pouring in from around the world. from the dalai lama in india. >> we must [ indiscernible ] that sadness translate into determination. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: at the vatican pope francis applauded mandela for promoting human dignity and forging a new south africa. and at the white house, presid
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
mandela. president obama and first lady michelle obama departed on air force one just a short time ago. tomorrow's memorial service will also serve as a rare reunion for nearly all of the living american presidents. >>> kpix5cate courigan is in the news room. a real security challenge. >> reporter: 8000 mourners are expected to attend the memorial and authorities say thousands of police officers will be on hand. right now, a memorial outside of mandela's former home is growing as well as a crowd of south africa's that have come together since the death. >> police are preparing today for a memorial service for nelson mandela at a johannesburg soccer stadium. president obama leaves this morning for south africa where he'll attend the massive public memorial. former president's bush, clinton and carter will also be in attendance along with more than 50 heads of state, making it one of the largest gatherings of world leaders in recent history. >> this is a test for us. >> reporter: the head of south africa's national defense force says the country is prepared for the challenge of equipping
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
of it. michelle meyer joins us. she nailed the housing rebound. we dragged her in here to tell us where we go from here. i year-and-a-half, you were all over this. now what? >> i think this will mark the strongest year for many years. this year. we're on track for just over 10%. that is not the new normal. we will see moderation from here on. prices are affected by exceptional factors. those are now coming down. distressed properties were very attractive to investors that bought. an extremely low inventory. the market needs to normalize again. >> this dovetails into the cautious call on growth. looking at the fourth quarter, you nailed it. are you more optimistic for 2014? >> we can finally say yes. we are a bit more optimistic. still cautious, but looking for a better year in terms of growth. think about the dynamics. considerable fiscal constraints. we're going to see environment -- it will allow for the underlying economy to look stronger. >> the bloomberg political analyst is with us -- sequestration in 2014 is different for him last year. >> they realize -- both sides realize they
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
. former president george w. bush and his wife laura are also on board joining first lady michelle obama and the president. president's clinton and carter will attend the service scheduled for tuesday in south africa. george r. h.w bush is the only former president that will not be there. >>> alan is near johannesburg. he has more on how the people of south africa are remembering nelson mandela. and he's a father figure being honored in cities large and small 1234 absolutely, del, and people here and in nelson mandela square in the rain at 7:00 in south africa, a soggy evening, but it doesn't seem to offend the crowds much. they have been coming here constantly to the many tribute centers set up around the country for nelson mandela. now this is a very ritzy mall. this is really the heart of high-end retail in the city of johannesburg, and it is in one of the richest districts in this country. as we found out today many of the people who work in this neighborhood, as you might expect live in a very different world. mandela square mall, some of the richest retail in south africa. and a sh
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
hong honoring former president nelson mandela. with him are first lady michelle obama and presidents clinton and carter are expected to attend the services. george h.w. bush will be the only living u.s. president who will not be in attendance. the town where the former president grew up, workers are setting up a massive dome ahead of the state funeral which takes place on sunday. nelson mandela will lie in state at pretoria. from wednesday through sun. desmond tutu, the nelson mandela center, hosting a service to celebrate the iconic leader. as allen schauffler, reports: >> this is nelson mandela square one of the tribute sites set up around this country. it is also the heart of high end retail in johannesburg in one of the richest districts in this country. and as we found out today, many of the people who work in this neighborhood as you might expect live in a very different world. mandela square mall in santon, some of the most expensive retail space in jofg. part of the sidewalk group of vendors, they sell what they make seven days a week. >> on a good day they might make $45. on
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
patta, mark phillips, and michelle miller. anthony mason on the best jobs report since the great recession. but what kind of jobs is the economy creating? an ice storm causes havoc t middle of the country. manuel bojorquez is there. and allen pizzey on the years that made the man. >> for 18 of the 27 years he spent in prison, nelson mandela walked down this corridor everyday and at the end of that walk there was no freedom, there was this. >> reporter: with bob simon on the moment he was free. >> after 27 years, his head was high and his fist was clenched. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening, the south african government announced plans today for a week of memorial services for nelson mandela, culminating with his funeral a week from sunday. president obama will lead a u.s. delegation, expected to include a number of former presidents, though it is not known which of the services he will attend. mourners continued to gather today at mandela's home in johannesburg where he died last night and at his former home in
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
that nelson mandela set. so long as i live, i will do what i can to learn from him. to my his family michelle and i ex -- to his family, michelle and i share our deepest sympathy and gratitude for sharing this man with us. his life's work meant long days away from those who loved him most and i only home the time spent with it him these last few weeks brought peace and comfort to his family. to the people in south africa we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. a free south africa at peace with itself, that's an example to the world and that's madeva's legacy to the nation that he loved. we will not likely see the likes of nelson mandela again. so it falls to us as best we can to forward the example that he set to make decisions guided not by hate but by love, to never discount the difference that one person can make, to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now let us pause and give thanks to the fact that nelson mandela lived, a man who took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justic
MSNBC
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
the beginning of a week-long program of mourning in his memory. let's go right now to nbc's michelle koh zin ski, who's in the middle of it all. michelle, a good evening your time. what are we seeing? >> reporter: hi, alex. right here this was a fence lined with some flowers outside the mandela property. now it has become several large hills full of flowers lined with people. you can imagine in churches around the world today mandela was mentioned. here today people were basically encouraged to do their own thing, to reflect on the melgszage of this champion of freedom. but in enormous numbers, people felt much better gathering together, includingmembers of mandela's family. it had the feeling of a sunday revival. here a few hundred gathered in a tent at mandela's offices, anything but quietly reflective, full of joy. >> we don't mourn quiet. we need to celebrate. we need to celebrate his life. >> reporter: the gospel choir that performed so many times for mandela in life, felt his loss. >> he will come and be telling us to feel at ease, how much he loves us. >> reporter: there were many service
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
the continued bondage of poverty, depravation, suffering and other discrimination. michelle kosinski is with us outside of nelson mandela's home and the crowds continue to be drawn there, michelle. >> reporter: right. there are hundreds of people out here and the energy of remembrance, mourning, and celebration is powerful. the national youth orchestra just arrived. they've been playing music. one thing you've really felt throughout the day without stopping is that the air has been full of singing. this deep, resonance, the rhythm of african songs. there's been a procession since last night of people of all ages from the very young to the very old, black and white singing and dancing. when you talk to them, you really get a sense of their personal feelings about mandela. one elderly woman said when she thinks of the past, it makes her so sad. but in her mind mandela saw a big light and he never switched it off. and i was talking to a young family. to them it meant they could adopt their children. they're dutch and white and their children are african and black. they said his legacy means they c
NBC
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
, had president obama before he was president met nelson mandela, michelle obama, the first lady and both daughters spent time with him in south africa at his home, of course, this towering moral authority, a man who had visitors from all over the world, especially in his later years when his health started to fail and they had to go to him. world reaction, of course, is just now starting as the news broke so late local time in south africa. the white house quickly reacting to this news, the confirmation from south africa, president zuma having announced it on live television. let's look in on the white house briefing room where we are expecting the president. chuck todd is there. chuck, we have had occasions where we thought the news was coming. sadly, there's no turning it away. >> you'll remember when we traveled with the president to south africa about six months ago, at that time, there s lot of concern about nelson mandela's health then. it very much dominated the conversation that president obama had with south africans when he was there and spent a lot of time reflecting
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
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CBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
donald. >>> good morning, friday, december 6. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> there is mr. nelson mandela a free man taking his first steps into a new south africa. >> south africa and the world mourns the loss of a hero and an icon. nelson mandela was 95. he spent decades fighting apartheid in his native south africa. >> i'm anne makovec live in the newsroom. as the world remembers mandela, we here in the bay area remember his-historic visit to the east bay and congressional legislation and divesting in south africa. >> reporter: bundle up. it is still cold out here. i'm kiet do. we have a live report. >>> yeah, freezing temperatures again around the bay area. freeze warnings are up. what a chilly day. this is the third day in a row of freezing temperatures showing up outside. some of those numbers dropping off under clear skies this morning into the 20s and 30s. now 23 in santa rosa. 28 in concord. 39 in san francisco. and 30 degrees in livermore. so a very cold start to the day again freeze warnings until 9:00. then clouds roll in in the middle of th
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
on robben island after he took office. and mrs. obama, michelle obama, along with her daughters, sasha and malia, they visited mandela, reading a book with him. and also talking with him. obviously, mandela, south africa's first black president, a huge inspiration to the u.s.'s first black president and his family. >> tahman bradley, live in washington for us this morning. thank you. >>> you heard tahman reference that memorial service that will be held in a football stadium. it's just part of a logistical nightmare south african officials are now facing. >> in addition to the obamas, it's likely that most of the other living u.s. presidents will travel to south africa. dozens of other high-level dignitaries will also attend. the events are being likened to organizing a world cup, plus an inauguration and a coronation, all at the same time. >>> former president clinton was in office when nelson mandela took power. and their families became close. we will remember him as a man of uncommon grace and compassion. for whom abandoning bitterness was a way of life. >>> mandela's two youngest
ABC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
, michelle obama, along with her daughters, sasha and malia, they visited mandela, reading a book with him. and also talking with him. obviously, mandela, south africa's first black president, a huge inspiration to the u.s.'s first black president and his family. >> tahman bradley, live in washington for us this morning. >>> you heard tahman reference that memorial service that will be held in a football stadium. it's part of a logistical nightmare south african officials are facing. >> it's likely that most of the living u.s. presidents will travel to south africa. dozens of other dignitaries will attend. the event is being likened to organizing a world cup, plus a coronation and inauguration at the same time. >> bill clinton was in power when nellman mandela took power. we will remember him as a man of uncommon grace and compassion. >> reporter: mandela's two youngest daughters were in london at the time of his death, attending a premiere about the film of his life. >> they left immediately. but they asked the film be played to the end. the audience was told that mandela had died when th
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> not so much. >> not so good. >> hope it was better for everybody else. >> michelle turner, our entertainment correspondent is excited. she loves auburn. >> good for her. congratulations to her. good morning to all of you. i hope the morning has been treating you well. >> 6:00 is the early hour on the east coast, 3:00 out west. new day sunday. >> let me tell you something, if you're one of those winter wonderland people, days your day. >> yeah. the if the mere thought of ice and snow makes you shiver and you're pretty clumsy like me, stay inside. a fierce storm is going to spread ice and storm from northern kentucky to washington, d.c. today. before the day is over, new york, philly, boston, all expected to get slammed. the storm hit the dallas area hard saturday. you remember pictures like this. miles of drivers just stuck on i-35. some of them were there up to 10 hours. the storm led to hundreds of canceled flights and thousands lost power. >> a man skidded into a lake and rescue workers couldn't reach him fast enough. he had died by the time they pulled him out of the water.
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
president. and in 2011, he was paid a visit in south africa by first lady michelle obama who brought along first daughters malia and sash tha a. nelson mandela re-entered the family of nations. he leaves a legacy of freedom and proof in a one life can make a difference. >> we are one country, we are one people. >> reporter: brian williams, nbc news, new york. >>> we'll have much more on mandela's death in just a moment, but first, a massive winter storm is blasting its way across much of the country. in oklahoma, a number of accidents have been reported due to the recent snow accumulation. temperatures in missouri hit so low that roads became sheets of ice leaving drivers sliding all over the place. and for more on this storm, bill karins is here with the forecast. good morning. >> good morning. and as advertised, this has been just as bad as we expected. many airports will have problems including many people's morning commutes. a lot of school delays, school cancellations out there. the freeze line is the important line. that's the white line. 28 in dallas, 20 in oklahoma city, plenty col
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
mandela set. and so long as i live, i will do what i can to learn from him . to michelle and -- to his family, michelle and i extend our deepest sympathy and gratitude for sharing this extraordinary man with us. his life's work meant long days away from those who loved him most. i only hope that the time spent with him these last few weeks brought peace and comfort to his family. to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the example of renewal, and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. a free south africa at peace with itself. that is an example to the worlt and that is madev archer's legacy to the nation he loved. we will not likely see the likes of nelson mandela again. so it falls to us as best we can to forward the example that he set, to make decisions guided not by hate, but by love. to never discount the difference that one person can make. to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived, a man who took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe torts justi
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am EST
international correspondent michelle caruso cabrera. good morning, michelle. >> good morning. clearly, nelson mandela's greatest legacy is his ability to bring the people of you south africa together and overcome racial divides. but at cnbc, we're aware that economic freedom is important to democratic freedom, as well. you saw the picture of the emergence from prison in 1990. at that point, he is a marxist, he was to nationalize the mines. by 1994, he's a completely different person. he's embraced things like privatization, a good monetary policy to control inflation. he's embracing the controlling of government expenditures, things that the imf today would say, wow, great job. in fact, if you read some liberal leftist logs, many of them are extremely critical of nelson mandela because he tried to out imf the imf. so a pragmatist is a good description of his economic legacy and economic growth improved under mandela's rule. it's still tremendous inequality in south africa, something they haven't completely overcome at this point. certainly he took major steps, not just political we bub econom
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
jose...then tried to run. a security guard at a nearby l t to the >>> goods. it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. good morning. a driver crashed into the back of a police cruiser in san jose. then tried to run. a security guard at a nearby hotel tackled the suspect to the ground before he got away. this is a live look at that police cruiser and the crash scene. the officer and driver were hurt and transported to the hospital. glass and cars are blocking san carlos and almaden. here's liz. >> this particularly busy intersection in downtown san jose will take another hour for this investigation to wrap up. the estimated time about 8:30 this morning. and again, that intersection closed west san carlos and al and almaden. >> metering lights turned off about 6:30. mass transit on time. we'll have a check of your weather forecast coming up. ,,,,,, >>> clear cold temperatures around the bay area this morning. out the door we go, we have some changes though coming up on this friday. you can see in the distance there a few clouds outside. we are going to see more of that into the bay area this af
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
heading into and out of san francisco but some of our travel times ar building. >>> i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's nearly 5:30. kiet do is freezing in san jose right now. tgif, kiet! >> reporter: enjoying use that term loosely. there's not a lot of frost to knock off your car but check it out. it's actually coming off pretty easy just a light brushing with your hand. it's not going to be so bad going to work. for some businesses, though, the cold weather is profitable. >> the temperature is dropping and that means cold, hard cash. at pelican rocking in walnut creek sweaters are selling briskly. >> sales jumped over 500% on sweaters and jackets. cold winds, hey, okay, now it's time to layer up. >>> reporter: at the ice cream shop next door hot chocolate sales are up 60%. ice cream sales haven't dipped that much, either. so not a lot of moisture in the sky. but that's changing. here's lawrence. >> we are going to see rain and maybe a little snow, kiet. wouldn't that be neat to see the mountains capped can snow? that could happen. cold temperatures out the
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 8:00am PST
with michelle kosinski. as i understand the crowd has been gathering because the news of madiba's death came so late in the day. explain how you have seen the crowd swell. >> reporter: right. it's just incredible. it has been hundreds upon hundreds of people not stopping for a moment since last night. and people aren't staying all day. they're constantly moving through. so that tells you how many people might have come through here. possibly tens of thousands at this point. and i like that clip you used from mandela's own speech where he mentioned the word harmony. i think that's a good word to describe o what we're seeing here. we've seen young and very old, black and white, interracial couples and families coming out here to do what they can. also the harmony and the singing. almost nonstop. i would say it has been nonstop. i can still hear it now. these deep resonating sounds. today south africa's president announced that sunday will be a national day of prayer and people are encouraged to have their own gatherings at home. then the first really big public event will be a memorial service in
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
the life of nelson mandela, culminating in a state funeral one week from today. nbc's michelle kosinski is just to our east in johannesburg. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: lester, you can imagine in churches around the world today mandela might be mentioned. here people were basically encouraged to do their own thing, reflect on the message of this champion of freedom. people in enormous numbers actually felt better gathering together including members of mandela's family. ♪ >> it had the feeling of a sunday revival. here a few hundred gathered in the tent at mandela's offices, anything but quietly reflective, full of joy. >> whenever there's death, we don't all crying, we need to celebrate his life. >> reporter: soweto gospel choir that performed for mandela so many times in his life, felt his loss. >> he will come and say how much he loves us. >> reporter: there were many services to day. winnie mandela and the south african president attended. ahmed cath rata is one of mandela's closest friends and advisors, spent decades in prison together, knew each other for more than 60 y
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am PST
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CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am PST
mallicoat time is 4-- here's >>> good morning, everyone. it's friday, december 6. i'm michelle griego. >> thank god for that. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. time now nearly 4:30. and a little bit on the dl here but we're going to make it. >> you sound great. >> sexy gruff sounding voice. >> i'll take that. >> all that cold air got you a bit. it's freezing again in parts of the bay area. down to 23 degrees now in santa rosa. 26 in napa and 27 in livermore. got a chance of some rain coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and outside we go a lot of the overnight roadwork was picked up by 4:00 this morning. this is a live look at the san mateo bridge. things look good towards the peninsula. >>> well, this morning, the world is mourning the death of nelson mandela. the former south african president died yesterday at the age of 95. this is a live look at a memorial outside his home. hundreds gathered to leave flowers, pray and celebrate his life. >>> reporter: south africans woke up to the news
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am PST
. macdonald. >>> good morning, friday, december 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:00 on your friday now. we have live coverage of our top story this morning in johannesburg and all around the world. people are mourning the loss of nelson mandela. these are live pictures from south africa as people gather outside his home. the leader died yesterday at the age of 95. for a third morning in a row it's freezing in the bay area and there's rain in the forecast today. maybe even a little snow. for more on that here's lawrence. >> that cold air getting trapped in the bay area. we have an approaching system and yeah, we could see some no in our local mountains. it is mostly clear and very cold maybe not quite as cold in some spots this morning but still, down to 24 degrees in santa rosa. 39 in san francisco. 29 livermore. freeze warnings until 9 a.m. today and then we may catch a brief break but they may be reissued again saturday night into sunday. looks like by the afternoon, we'll see some changes coming our way today a clear start to the day but by the middle
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 6:30pm EST
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CNN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
, who along with first lady michelle obama left washington about an hour ago for south africa, expected to arrive in johannesburg early tomorrow morning. joining them will be former presidents bill clinton and george w. bush, david cameron and ban ki-moon among scores of other dignitaries. errol barnett in johannesburg for us. tomorrow is taking place in soccer city during the world cup, a huge stadium, 90,000 plus seats. given the interest and the crowds behind you now, will that be big enough to accommodate everybody? >> reporter: in a word, john, no, and that's why the government has facilitated three, count them three overthrow stadiums for people who want to attend tuesday's memorial service, plus they will be broadcasting the ceremony via livestream to 90 big screens set up all over the country. john, i'm not sure how many university football games you've been to but what's happening around me now you could compare to a battle of the bonds. over my right shoulder a south african group, over my left a nigerian group who has come here and outside nelson mandela's home where he passe
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >>> this just in, the white house confirming president obama and first lady michelle obama will indeed attend the national memorial service for nelson mandela on tuesday in johannesburg, south africa. that is going to be taking place in a soccer stadium with dignitaries from around the world to pay their respects. the stadium holds about 60,000 people. no word on whether the obamas will attend other events honoring the life and legacy of nelson mandela. >>> now, the story of a new york city homeless man who brings about the old don't judge a book by its cover. >> this is patrick. the kind of driven computer whiz who starts companies in college. he came to new york hoping to meet someone in tech to buy his ideas. he just didn't know it would be the homeless guy on the way to work. >> just has something about, the first time i remember thinking in my head, huh, who is this guy? >> this is leo. as a kid, he was obsessed with science, astronomy, chemistry, physics, but became a father too soon. lost his job, then his home. >> at first, what did you think he wanted? >> i didn't think, you got the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
michelle, the former first lady of mozambique was at his side during his battles with prostate cancer and lung infections that hospitalized him in the end. >> never, and never again, that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another, and suffer the indignity of being the scum of the world. the sun shall never set on so glorious a human achievement. god bless africa. thank you. nelson mandela dead at 95. >> let's get to the white house, mike viqueira is the white house correspondent and he has reaction from president obama to the death of nelson mandela. mike? >> about 50 minutes ago president obama came into the james brady briefing room. no secret to the fact that nelson mandela was an inspiration to the president. he told how he was not involved or interested in politics. at a student in the late "70s, early '80s, he was involved and inspired in the antiapartheid and divestiture movement. he met one time in 2006. he had visited in 2005. he had visited south africa and robin island in 2006. and the president was just in south africa over the summer, in j
ABC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
the president for the lighting ceremony were the first lady, michelle obama, and daughters sasha and malia. aretha franklin and mariah carey were among the performers. >>> and a dog breaking into a store in south carolina and going on a shopping spree. you e see him walking up to the store, only to have the store close on him. cleverly, he waits for his chance to slip inside with a customer. and during his one-minute crime spree, he managed to swipe, allegedly swipe some pig ears and bones. he was eventually caught and had to do some time in the local pound. he has been released on bail. >> he looks remorseful there. >> keep an eye on that guy. may not be dog of the year next year. >> no. >>> we go from a funny crime to a serious one. the couple suspected christmas shopping criminals caught on tape stealing presents just delivered and left on doorsteps. police say the alleged thieves were targeting people who live in their neighborhood. abc's reena ninan has more. talk about a brazen crime. your own neighbors? >> reporter: this might question your faith in humanity on this one here. 'tis t
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> you are looking at johannesburg. a memorial. president obama and michelle obama expected to attend the event tomorrow. mandela's body will lie in state three more days and the week of memorials will end on sunday with a state funeral. >> these are the scenes i think we will see a lot of. this is happening near nelson mandela's home but things like this are springing up just about everywhere around the country. people trying to show their own small way of how they are mourning. >> no doubt. >>> coming up, the singer who was so furious on stage she stormed off. >>> and the celebrity cat fight involving paris hilton and lindsay lohan. it is coming up next in "the skinny." >> announcer: "world news now" continues after this from our abc stations. is from our abc ♪ skinny so skinny ♪ skinny so skinny >>> we are starting with a feud to end all feuds. well, this has been going on for a while. since 2006, lindsay lohan and paris hilton have been at odds. >> i never heard of this. >> yes. well a group of friends -- >> put them in a ring and settle it once and for all. >> it is kind of w
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
and celebrate his life. michelle kosinski joins me now. me what you are seeing on the streets. >> there has been an endless procession of people here all day. since last night. young and old, black and white, many carrying flowers. the air has been full constantly with the deep reason ant sound of african songs. people are celebrating and also emotional. one elderly woman said thinking of apartheid making her sad. mandela saw a light and never switched it off. they are white and their children are black and they can give them a good and equal life. chuck? >> i know you will see so many. >>>s like that as you watch all of this celebration and remembrances that take place there. up next, we have a deep dive into the politics of apartheid. a history lesson from the 80s. you are watching "the daily rundown." >> there must be an end to white monopoly in political power. and a fundamental respect of our political and economic system. to ensure that the inequalities of apartheid are addressed in our society can be democrat. ♪ through 12 blizzards blowing ♪ 8 front yards blinding ♪ 6 snowballs fly
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
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PBS
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
will live i will do what i can to learn from him. to graca machel and his family, michelle and my family, send them good wishes and i only hope the time spent with his last few weeks, brought strength and comfort to his family. to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the renewal and resilience that you made real. a free south africa, at peace with itself. that is an example to the world. and that is madiba's legacy to the nation that he loved. we will not likely see the likes of nelson mandela again. so it falls to us, as best we can, to forward the example that he set, to make decisions guided not by hate, but by love. never discount the difference that one person can make, to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now, let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived. a plan who took history in his hands and bent the arc of moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep it in >> ifill: other reaction began coming in from the u.s. and around the world. in new york, ban ki moon: we have to learn from the wisdom and dete
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
, of course, thinking about the man who meant so much to them. >> we have nbc's michelle kosinski in johannesburg this morning. michelle, good morning to you. >> reporter: hi, matt. amid the endless procession of people here, young and old, black and white, singing and dancing. south african president left the family home not long ago, and now we know there will be a large public memorial service on tuesday. for three days mandela's body will lie in state followed by his state funeral in the remote hometown on the 15th. ♪ >> reporter: this morning, south africans are facing a new reality, a country without nelson mandela. >> i think it's a very sad time, but also an opportunity to celebrate 95 years. >> our people have lost a father. >> reporter: south african jpt jacob zuma order all flags to be lowered to half staff beginning today as preparations are under way for an epic state funeral that could last at least ten days. expected to be a mix of western and african cultures, and unlike anything ever seen here before, rivalling the funerals of presidents, popes and royalty. the
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
report. >> we will be talking to michelle meyer of bank of linkingmerrill lynch, housing and construction jobs into the labor economy. the basic idea of the labor -- they have to come back to 2014 after the holiday and that important congressional election. days a job stay -- jobs before chairman yellen takes over. >> thank you so much. the u.k. prime minister pledges millions of pounds to help startups grow. ♪ >> welcome back. the british prime minister has been in tech city today. millions of pounds have been heading into startups, helping them grow over the past few years. the number of digital companies in london has almost doubled in 2009. his tech city a hub or a hype? your third anniversary. give me the numbers. >> the good news is that tech in digital companies are powering the luncheon economy. we used a third-party company -- london the economy. we used a third-party company. over 600,000 people are employed in this sector. oneconomy once reliant financial services for growth now has another robust sector in tech in digital. -- and digital. >> could those numbers be more? >> t
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
. to his family, michelle and i extend deepest sympathy and gratitude for sharing this man with us. his work meant long days away from those that loved him most. i hope the time spent with him the last few weeks brought peace and comfort to his family. to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. a free south africa at peace with itself. that's an example to the world. that's the legacy to the nation he loved. we will not likely see the likes of nelson mandela again. it falls to us as best we can to bore the example he set to make decisions guide not by hate but by love. never discount the difference one person can make. strive for a future worthy of his sacrifice. for now let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived. a man who took history in his hands and bent the ark of the moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him in peace. >> clearly emotional president barack obama speaking live from the white house briefing room on the passing of nelson mandela
NBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
here but they are growing across this country and michelle kosinski is near the mandela home in johannesburg similar to what we are seeing seeing here. good morning. >> reporter: they were singing and dancing until three in the morning. even on this second day, what strikes you is the incredible diversity of this crowd. it's almost like an impromptu global village has sprouted up. everyone has a sense of togetherness and palpable sense of community. even this morning the procession continued and flowers and notes and families together. >> this morning, my wife told me we have to go. >> reporter: this little boy drew a picture of a house and trees. he and his mother drove four hours from the village that mandela has helped build. >> if it had not been for him, we couldn't build this. >> reporter: this gathering place has drawn very young and very old. all races and all faiths. each carrying a personal story, a snapshot of how mandela changed lives here. these two were able adopt their children because of him. this mother says he brought freedom to all races. and deep into the
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
live, i will do what i can to learn from him. to his family, michele and i extend our deepest sympathy and gratitude for sharing this extraordinary man with us. his life's work meant long days away from those who loved him most, and i only hope that the time spent with him these last few weeks brought peace and comfort to his family. to the people of south africa, we draw strength from the example of renewal and reconciliation and resilience that you made real. a free south africa, at peace with itself. that's an example to the world. that's his legacy to the nation that he loved. we will not likely see the likes of nelson mandela again, so it falls to us as best we can to follow the example that he set, to make decisions guided not by hate, but by love, to never discount the difference that one person can make, to strive for a future that is worthy of his sacrifice. for now, let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived, a man who took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice. may god bless his memory and keep him in peace. >> t
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
for former president nelson mandela. president obama and his wife michelle, will attend. they are aboard air force one at this hour. and in south africa mandela's family is putting aside its differences this morning. debora patta is in johannesburg. >> good morning. i just spoke to south africa's minister of public works and administration. she was inside the house with the mandelas and described the image in there as calm. the family is very calm. inside is nelson mandela's widow and his former wife winnie. the family has been embroiled in squabbling and fighting over the past six mos but she said you would never think so if you walked in there today. they are the picture of unity, coming together, focused only on nelson mandela. now, as i was talking to them they left to go to one military hospital in pretoria. the minister told me that the body of nelson mandela has now been prepared by undertakers and he is draped in the clothes that eventually he will be buried in. they will spend private minutes communing with nelson mandela. charlie, norah, and gayle? >> thank you. >>> c
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
and first lady michelle obama have already said they will be coming to south africa, although the details are still alose siff. elusive. and the final event, a week from sunday, nelson mandela's funeral, the home of qunu, only family will be attending that. >> what a moment to be reporting a true moment in history as people remember what he did not only for this country, but for this world. thank you so much. we appreciate it. >>> still to come on "new day," brett favre -- >> former minnesota vikings -- >> here we go for minnesota again -- okay. he's the tyretired from the nfl. that does not mean he's done winning football championships. we're going to explain this next. ♪ we are the champions and a choice. take up to 4 advil in a day or 2 aleve for all day relief. [ male announcer ] that's handy. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> 20 minutes after the hour now. likely hall of famer brett favre is a football champion again. well, sort of. >> the three-time mvp is now a defensive coordinator for the mississippi team. he helped coach a game against the gators, 14-7. >>> the seattle mariners hook the biggest
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. i'm bethand i'm michelle. and we own the paper cottage. it's a stationery and gifts store. anything we purchase for the paper cottage goes on our ink card. so you can manage your business expenses and access them online instantly with the game changing app from ink. we didn't get into business to spend time managing receipts, that's why we have ink. we like being in business because we like being creative, we like interacting with people. so you have time to focus on the things you love. ink from chase. so you can. ♪ >> inspiration and a personal hero. that's how president obama refers to nelson mandela. a man he met some eight years ago at a meeting here in washington, d.c. when obama was still a freshman senator from illinois. yesterday he spoke out about mande mandela's impact on his life. >> the day he was released from prison gave me a sense of what human beings can do when guided by their hopes and not by their fears. and like so many around the globe, i cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that n
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
of president obama and first lady michelle obama just having gotten on board air force one. they're going to take off and fly here to south africa, johannesburg for what is promising to be an epic memorial tomorrow, it will be held at the 90,000 people. the world is complexity, you talk about south africa, everything is complex, the nature of the burgeoning mixing of white and black and all the different regional languages that have to be here and the celebration is complicated. there's a sense of loss but also this joy of what mandela meant. you hear the music. you see the procession, different tribes, different religions all coming here and of course black and white together. the u.s. has president obama and also three former presidents coming as this echo around the world of the word of mandela's passing is generating this energy of inclusion, yet again complexity and that brings us to newt gingrich. he's joining us this morning and we're happy to have him. newt wrote a thoughtful piece about the passing of nelson mandela. newt had been one of the people early on pushing to end aparthe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
, michelle obama. we are live in mandela square where people are paying tribute to the former leader. good morning. >> good morning, dell. we're in santon, one of the wealthier areas of the city. this scene is being repeated across the country, candles, some electric, some real, people dropping by to drop off little mementos, lay down flowers and take a moment to be quiet in the presence of the great man himself. there's a huge statue at the end of the square. this is high end real estate, some of the priceyest real estate in the country. a lot of companies have office space in this neighborhood. nearby in the township, which we visited today, this is the place where nelson mandela first lived when he ran away from home so long ago and came to johannesburg. this is going to be one of the back drops for these celebrations of his life, unemployment in this country right now is about 25%, and according to european monitor labor survey, about 70% of those unemployed are 15-35 years old, the very young in south africa, face in considerable challenges at this point. so as the word leaders gather
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
-- on nancy reagan through michelle obama. michael is joining us from new york. caller: thank you for your program. influenced -- [indiscernible] from columbia, maryland also on the phone. caller: good morning. i think you are doing a wonderful job. talking, igin will say our country is a great country overall. we are not declining. wet is happinening is that are all in a pot of stew and we money.our heads in our our future and everything is focusing on the outside world, businesses and jobs. our future kids are not going to be able to have a job in the future. it'sno not about who the best or worst president is. through our history we have had good presidents in america. what is going on is that we have our businesses in those countries. come lo tt of people who to this country, they come in here and they take in peoples' jobs. the worst thing is we are not following our laws anymore. call.thank you for the this is another tweeter saying -- bloomberg news has this story based on the economic power of the u.s. and the power viewed around the world. simon kennedy writes -- when the u.s. gre
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
as first lady michelle obama, laura bush, and hillary clinton. we have coverage of the memorial service tomorrow at 4:00 eastern on c-span2. a member of the agricultural and armed services committee. for the business community's we will be joined by john engler, president of the business roundtable. you can call. washington journal is live every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> carl levin came to the floor earlier today to discuss the 2014 program bill. in the past he has tried to take it in order to get the legislation passed. levin was joined by james in half and john mccain. this is 35 minutes. will beresident, senator withhold? >> morning businesses close. the senate will resume consideration. military activities and so forth and further purposes. left for the thanksgiving break, senator inhofe and i said that we would come to the senate floor today to update members on the status of the national defense authorization act for fiscal year 2014. before the break, we spent a week on the senate floor trying to bring more amendments up and to have them debated and voted on, but we were unabl
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